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Eating mailed quail eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by AndreaGS, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. AndreaGS

    AndreaGS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so I got my quail eggs today. The seller sent 12 extra, none are broken (she packed them super-well!). That's 12 more than will fit into my incubator.

    Sooo...what to do with them? Can I eat them? [​IMG]
     
  2. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    put them on craigslist, or double stack in the bator... then when candling replace the holes with the extras... ive done that as well...
     
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  3. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think you could eat them, but I would sell them or incubate them!

    Best of Luck [​IMG]

    -Austin from SC
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    You should be able to eat them! If they aren't good for eating, they aren't good for setting!

    But you could do the double stacking thing, so you can make sure you have more hatch. But that's only if your bator has a fan. [​IMG]
     
  5. AndreaGS

    AndreaGS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 'bator has a fan, but there simply wasn't enough room in there. I have them in paper cartons, attached to a pvc frame for rotating. If I'd tried to stack them, they would have fallen out. Too bad.

    So we ate them.

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  6. PamsPride

    PamsPride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YUM!
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    [​IMG] Yum!!!
     
  8. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

    yum, love deviled eggs! My trick to get neat and tidy 'filling' is to mix up the yokes/mayo/etc. until smooth, then put in a plastic baggie - then cut the corner off the baggie and you can 'pip' the filling into the whites [​IMG]
    I pickled the extras that I didn't want to hatch from my shipment of quail eggs - I'm getting more next week and I'll set them all this time and wait for my own birds to start laying to eat the eggs [​IMG]
     

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